Assistant General Manager, Daintree Ecolodge

Requisition ID:  2001
Department:  General Management
Work Type:  On-site
Application Close Date:  8th of December 2023

Daintree Ecolodge is a boutique accommodation nestled in the heart of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest, believed to be over 180 million years old and the oldest tropical lowland rainforest on earth, the Daintree Rainforest is a rare and precious botanical treasure, giving our travellers a truly unique experience. Daintree Ecolodge has recently partnered with Intrepid Travel, and together we are working towards creating positive change through the joy of travel! For more than 30 years, Intrepid has been proud to be the world’s largest travel B Corp, we want to be the best travel company not just in the world, but for the world.    

The world needs more Intrepid people: 


As the Assistant General Manager, you will play an important role for the Daintree Ecolodge! You will get full insight into all business sectors, with a key operational focus. In this role, you will focus on the customer experience and operations, as well as providing assistance to the General Manager with strategy and measuring results. While you will not have direct reports, you will play a significant role in the recruitment, onboarding and development of the team, to ensure they are set up for success and that the Daintree Ecolodge runs smoothly and successfully! 


We would love to hear from you if you have: 


  • At least 2 years experience in a hotel management or in a department head position 

  • Tertiary education (university, Tafe, college etc.) is preferred 

  • Thorough understanding of food & beverage services and costings 

  • Strong customer service skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and build rapport with guests 


You will be self motivated, enthusiastic, with a drive to grow the Eco Lodge as well as your own personal and professional development. You’ll be a team player with exceptional time management and organisational skills. But most importantly, you’ll align to Intrepid’s core values of integrity, innovation, fun, passion, growth and responsibility. 


What it’s like to work for Daintree & Intrepid:    

Our team reflect the diversity of our customers and communities we visit, Our people are comprised of 58 nationalities in 46 countries and Intrepid recognizes that diversity makes us a stronger business. With a commitment to breaking down barriers, we support a culture where people can be themselves. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including First Nation People, LGBTQI+ people, people living with a disability, people from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, and people from different ethnicities, races, and religions.    

Some of what we offer:  

  • For some positions, we can offer subsidised colleague accommodation  
  • Experience Intrepid yourself with an extra week of leave and a free trip every year! Plus further travel discounts for you, your family, and close friends!  
  • E-learning, and professional development, with diverse global career opportunities  
  • Employee Assistance Program, a 24/7 service that offers counselling for you and your family  
  • 20 hours of volunteer leave, to make a difference towards causes that are important to you!    

If you exist to inspire, create, share, and lead in what you do, then Intrepid Travel wants to hear from you, we encourage you to not delay your application as may close advertising early if the right person is identified.